Fiona Ivits, Climate Council

Building a climate resilient community

Building a climate resilient community

Amanda Lawrence, Local Emergency Management Officer at Wingecarribee Shire Council, talks about how her council is helping elderly residents to prepare for climate change. Climate change will affect almost every aspect of our daily lives, from higher temperatures and...

Business and renewables are a winning combination

Business and renewables are a winning combination

Cr Bryan Payne, Mayor of Mornington Peninsula Shire, talks about his council's work to help local businesses ramp up renewable energy. Australian business and renewable energy are a winning combination. Almost half of all major businesses in Australia are switching to...

How a rural community beat big power bills

How a rural community beat big power bills

Carole Hammond, Sustainability Officer for Strathbogie Shire Council, talks about the wildly successful Bogie Bulk Buy. Famous for Ned Kelly and Black Caviar, Strathbogie Shire in north-eastern Victoria is now becoming celebrated for something not commonly associated...

Parkes is the King of Renewables!

Parkes is the King of Renewables!

Parkes wants to go straight to number one as The King of Renewables. Parkes is already one of the biggest and earliest adopters of rooftop solar, and a founding member of the Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership.

Regional centres must secure climate and energy future

Regional centres must secure climate and energy future

With no credible Federal approach to climate change in sight on the horizon, it’s time for our regional cities to step up to meet the challenge of climate change. Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions are escalating, with a recent report suggesting that our country...

Regional cooperation will drive electric car uptake

Regional cooperation will drive electric car uptake

Professor Will Steffen talks about the need for visionary urban transport policy to drive down car pollution. Australians love our cars - and we love driving them. But this love affair with petrol-driven transport is taking a toll on our climate. Australia-wide, the...